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FAQs – Volunteer

What will I be doing when I volunteer?

As a VetsVan Volunteer, you will be driving homebound and disabled Veterans to their medical appointments.

How often do I need to drive?

You can drive as often as your schedule permits. There is no time requirement.

Do I need a special license for driving the Veteran Vans?

No, just a valid California Driver’s License.

Do I need special training?

Each VetsVan Volunteer participates in an Orientation and receives training on wheelchair securement, along with taking a one-day Defensive Driver Course within the first year.

How do I sign up?

Complete an application for the VetsVan program and do a background security check.

How long does it take once I apply to begin driving?

It takes approximately 3 weeks to complete the application process, orientation, and training before beginning to drive.

Is there a cost to the volunteers?

There is no cost to the volunteer.